He graduated from Arlee High School in May 1983. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College. Harvard University"s John F. Kennedy School of Government "Leadership in Crises".
Senior Enlisted Professional Military Education.
Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education. And the National Defense University Keystone course.
He became the 13th MCPON on September 28, 2012, when he accepted the passing of the ceremonial cutlass from outgoing MCPON Rick Doctorate. West. Stevens is an Honor Graduate and the recipient of the prestigious Peter Tomich Award for exceptional military excellence from the Senior Enlisted Academy. Stevens shipped to Basic Training in San Diego, California, in June 1983.
He attended Aviation Structural Mechanic “A” School in Millington, Tennessee and his first duty assignment was VQ-2 Rota Spain.
Stevens"s other assignments have included: Navy Recruiting District Minneapolis, Minnesota;, Her Majesty-14 Norfolk, Virginia, Her Majesty-18 Norfolk, Virginia, Aviation Schools Command Pensacola, Florida, High School-4 San Diego, California, Venture capital-8 Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, Helicopter Sea Combat Wing Atlantic Norfolk, Virginia and United States. Second Fleet Norfolk, Virginia. In October 2002, Stevens was advanced to Master Chief Petty Officer and assigned to Venture capital-8, Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico as the Maintenance Master Chief and Command Master Chief.
In October 2003, Master Chief Stevens reported to Naval Air Station Pensacola and assumed the duties as the base Command Master Chief. In August 2006, Master Chief Stevens reported to Her Majesty-14 as the Command Master Chief.
After a brief but highly successful tour, in September 2007, he was selected by Commander, Helicopter Sea Combat Wing Atlantic to serve as the Wing Command Master Chief for the largest Helicopter Wing in the United States. Navy.
In January 2009, Stevens was selected as the Command Master Chief for United States Second Fleet. Stevens was selected in August 2010 as the 16th Fleet Master Chief for United States. Fleet Forces Command. On March, 16, 2016 it was announced that Master Stevens would retire on September 2, 2016 after 33 years of Naval Service.
Medals and ribbons.